Tag Archives: Italy

POLICE REOPEN BRIBERY CASES – Sunday January 13 2013

– The Australian Federal Police will reopen corruption inquiries into major Australian companies OZ Minerals and Cochlear, after searing criticism that it was lax in its investigations. The OECD reported in October that it was seriously concerned about the extremely … Continue reading

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FORGET THE BLAME GAME AND THINK OF THE KIDS – Sunday December 2 2012

– Shocking scenes of four young girls being dragged kicking and screaming to the airport by Australian Federal Police last month so they could be reunited with their father in Italy were bad enough. But revelations by Tommaso Vincenti, 33, … Continue reading

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TILE JOB FLOORS THE HIGH COURT – Tuesday October 30 2012

– A bungled tile forecourt renovation at the High Court of Australia in Canberra has wasted up to $200,000 and been referred to the Australian Federal Police. The court imported 50,000 custom tiles from a small factory in Italy to … Continue reading

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THE GREAT ESCAPE – Sunday July 8 2012

– In the days before he fell off the face of the Earth, Tony Mokbel was secretly laying the foundations for one of the most inspired fugitive escapes of all time. Through a devastating combination of desperation, design and dumb … Continue reading

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MOKBEL’S MOVES – Sunday July 8 2012

– Tony Mokbel sired a child at his Bonnie Doon hideaway during his “great escape” after his girlfriend gave police the slip, authorities believe. Victoria Police sources still blame their federal counterparts, the AFP, for losing track of Mokbel’s then-girlfriend … Continue reading

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MUM GETS CUSTODY WAR GIRLS – Saturday July 7 2012

– Four girls have returned to their mother after she was granted temporary custody in an international dispute with the girl’s father. The Family Court judge, in granting custody, said evidence the girls were considering self-harm while in foster care … Continue reading

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LET MY GIRLS STAY – Wednesday May 16 2012

– The mother of four young girls who are on the run from federal police will plead their case before the Family Court today. The Brisbane sisters, aged nine to 14, have fled with their great grandmother rather than surrender … Continue reading

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